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  • STAR and Zee Disband MediaPro Indian TV Venture

    HONG KONG - Indian television leaders STAR Den and Zee Turner are to disband their three year old MediaPro Enterprises joint venture. The JV had packaged and represented the channels of the two groups selling them to cable MSOs and satellite platforms....
  • TV App Zeebox Changes Its Name to Beamly, and Hopes to Grow by Getting More Social

    Zeebox's original second-screen app was designed to let TV viewers follow a show, in real time, as they watched it. But with that narrow focus, the company -- which has fewer than 2 million monthly active users worldwide -- has not hit the mass scale it...
  • Why Indie Cable Doesn't Need The Weather Channel To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

    If you're a small cable outlet without massive corporate backing, the Weather Channel offered a forecast last week that should be troubling: continued storms and fog. The independent network raised eyebrows recently when it ended a three-month spat...
  • Amazon Adds Syfy's 'Defiance' Season 1 Under Exclusive NBCUniversal Pact

    Amazon.com is now streaming Syfy's "Defiance" season one exclusively on Prime Instant Video, ahead of the second season's TV debut on June 19, continuing the Internet retailer's strategy of catering to binge-viewers playing catch-up. Amazon obtained...
  • Masters, Pope Francis bolster CBS, '60 Minutes'

    Masters, Pope Francis bolster CBS, '60 Minutes'
    UPDATED: An 11-minute overrun of the Masters helped make CBS the most-watched broadcast network Sunday night and "60 Minutes" the most-watched program. The long-running news magazine offered a two-part report on Pope Francis and averaged 11 million...
  • Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'

    Apple buys Beats Electronics, Hulu eyes 'Community'
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make May last longer. The Skinny: I caught most of the Don Rickles roast/tribute on Spike on Wednesday night. It was pretty entertaining, although I'm not really sure what having newscaster Brian Williams...
  • Box office: 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' catches $8.7 million Thursday night

    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" -- the fifth flick featuring the web-slinging hero in 14 years -- is spinning toward a strong opening weekend.  The sequel to 2012's franchise reboot "The Amazing Spider-Man" snatched $8.7 million in ticket sales from Thursday...
  • TV ratings: iHeart Radio Music Awards solid, 'Grey's Anatomy' up

    TV ratings: iHeart Radio Music Awards solid, 'Grey's Anatomy' up
    Between Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's iHeart Radio Music Awards, Thursday night television seemed dominated by wannabe pop-chart-toppers and those who have already made it big, but CBS emerged on top in the ratings with its comedy lineup.   The iHeart...
  • Channel 5 Sale Falters as Discovery Withdraws From Bidding: Report

    LONDON -- An attempt by the owner of U.K. broadcaster Channel 5, Northern & Shell, to sell the network appears to have faltered as reports circulated Thursday that one of the leading contenders to acquire the TV group, Discovery Communications, had...
  • Letterman, Seinfeld, Scorsese to Headline Spike's Rickles Tribute

    Some of the biggest names in comedy, TV and film will be on hand to fete funnyman Don Rickles during the Spike TV special "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles." David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro, Martin...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...